O'Donovan brothers into final at World Cup Regatta in Belgrade

They won their semi-final this afternoon in Serbia

BY Cian Roche 15:41 Saturday 6 May 2017, 15:41 6 May 2017

Image: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Gary and Paul O'Donovan are through to the A final of the lightweight men's double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade after their semi-final victory on Saturday afternoon.

The Olympic silver medallists sealed victory in their semi-final, coming first ahead of Dutch duo Bart Lukkes and Jort van Gennep and Spanish pair, Patricio Rojas Aznar and Jesus Gonzalez Alvarez.

Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll will also be in action tomorrow in the final of the lightweight men's pair.

They'll compete alongside Russia, Great Britain and Hungary.

Denise Walsh will represent Ireland tomorrow in the A final of the lightweight women's single sculls. She was the winner of her heat on Friday morning.

Meanwhile in the women's single sculls, Sanita Puspure will compete in the A final on Sunday afternoon. She finished third in her heat, but second in the repechage to qualify for the final.

 

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